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PicView v1.7.6

100% free and open source picture viewer

Fast Picture Viewer for Windows 10/11 with compact UI, that can be hidden.

Features image effects, galleries, EXIF, image optimization and more.
The application automatically adjusts itself to your screen.

Clean, free, fast. No bloated UI. No annoying pop-ups.

Why use PicView?

Quick to start up & uses a built-in preloader to instantly switch to next image.

Clean Design
Compact and neatly organized UI, that can be completely hidden.

Archive loading
View pictures inside archives such as ZIP, RAR, 7z, etc (requires 7-Zip or WinRAR to be installed).

Adapts to Screen
The application can automatically fit itself to best fit on your screen.

Configurable UI

Change it and customize it to your liking

Want to just show the image with no UI?

Toggle the UI by pressing Alt + Z. Hold shift down to drag window.

The hover buttons and the colored window border can be turned on/off in the settings window.

Change background

Press B to toggle background for images with transparent background


Press X to toggle scroll function with auto scroll (built with manga/comics in mind)

• Rotate, flip, crop, convert to different image file formats
• Lossless image optimization
• 27 different image effects
• Color Picker tool

Quickly crop image by pressing C. Hold Shift for square selection.

• Drag and drop and pasting from clipholder supports files, folders, URLs and archives
• Sort files by: name, file size, date created, last accessed, latest edit, file extension and randomized
• Loop through files in folder
• Stay on top of other windows

File management
• Open file in external application
• Cut, copy, send file to recycle bin or delete permanently
• Show file in folder
• View file properties

Rename or move files by pressing F2 or right clicking the title bar

Display Image Info

Quickly view image info, which will update values as you browse through images.

• Losslessly compress current image by pressing the Optimize Image button.
• Click on the stars to save EXIF image rating.
• Rename or move files by editing the text box values.
• Resize image
- Edit the Width and Height boxes to resize image.
- Use % to resize it by percentage.

View advanced EXIF metadata
• Click the expander button to view GPS coordinates which links to Google or BING maps, including advanced camera info, image info, authors, copyright etc.

Shader effects/Image filters

Choose between 27 different shader effects, stays applied when changing images.

Use the slider to change the intensity of the effect.
• Save it on your PC, set is as wallpaper or copy it to clip-holder with effect applied!

Horizontal Gallery

Features smooth and beautiful animations that will adapt to your screen

Press G to open or close the horizontal gallery
• Navigate the image gallery with the arrow keys or WASD and load image with Enter or the E key.

Fullscreen Gallery

View your pictures in fullscreen with a blurred background

Use the menu to open the fullscreen gallery
• Use the settings window to choose if you want the thumbnails to be displayed at the bottom or vertically to the right.

Settings Window

Customize settings to your liking

Press F4 to open the Settings window
• From UI => use the shortcut from the context menu
or click the Settings button in the Quick Settings Menu.

Quick Settings Menu

Auto Fit Window
• Checking the Auto fit window button causes the window to automatically determine window size based on the current image.
• Turn it off to have normal resizable window behavior.
Feature 01

Fill Image Height
• CheckFill Image Height to fill the height of your screen, while maintaining aspect ratio.
• This feature works both when Auto fit window is on or off.
Quick keyboard shortcuts
- Press 1 to set default behavior with Auto fit window on and Fill Image Height off
- Press 2 to set Auto fit window on and Fill Image Height on
- Press 3 to set normal window behavior with Auto fit window off and Fill Image Height off
- Press 4 to set Auto fit window off and Fill Image Height on

File Support

PicView also supports reading and converting to and from Base64-image format.


PicView has been translated into the following languages:
• Chinese
• Spanish
• Korean
• German
• Danish
• French
• Polish
• Italian
• Russian
• Romanian

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Downloads Views Developer Last Update Version Size Type Rank
847 1,448 Ruben Negendahl <img src=""border="0"> Apr 03, 2023 - 12:01 1.7.6 92.65MB ZIP 5/5, out of 4 Votes.
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